Lake Oswego High: Racist Tweets are Only Tip of the Iceberg
A graduate describes the low expectations from others that he experienced as a student.
“I was told by a counselor that I ‘didn’t look like a TAG student,’ when I applied for the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program in seventh grade.”
Predominantly African American AP calculus class is exceptionally rare, marked by camaraderie and success
The Oregonian profiles the high expectations that a north Portland teacher has for his African-American students.
“To build the AP calculus class to 15 students, Reis recruited teens who showed the strongest math skills and the best work ethic — a group that turned out to be mostly black.”
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